Yuna Kim is a Korean figure skater. She is the 2010 Olympic Champion and has won many other titles as well. Her success and personality has made her very popular and she has popularized Figure Skating in South Korea.
She also lit the Olympic cauldron at the 2018 Olympics. As part of the Olympic bidding committee, she was a great supporter of getting the Games to Pyeongchang. Yuna is also known for her many charitable acts.
Tropes associated with Yuna Kim:
- Flame Bait: Any mention of the 2014 Olympics will likely result in a flame war. Many people think Yuna should have won the gold.
- The High Queen: It's not just her nickname Queen Yuna, but has a similar status amongst many figure skating fans.
- 100% Adoration Rating: Still insanely popular in South Korea. Also very well-respected abroad.
- The Rival: Mao Asada.
- Signature Move: Layback Ina Bauer into a Double Axel combo, speed and ice-coverage, high jumps and elegant skating.